leave in peace

leave someone in peace

to stop bothering someone; to go away and leave someone alone. (Does not necessarily mean to go away from a person.) Please go—leave me in peace. Can't you see that you're upsetting her? Leave her in peace.
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leave somebody/something in peace

to let someone or something stay as they are He's hoping everyone will leave him in peace so he can work on his paintings. She thinks the wreck should be left in peace as a memorial.
See also: leave, peace